A frustrating experience with art leads to a very different academic path.
Keeping a finger on society’s pulse as potential environmental threats loom on the horizon.
Exploiting magnetic properties to create the next generation of computer chips.
Nuclear engineers turn the concept of a mobile radiation detector into reality.
Our researchers and scholars pursue hows and whys; their discoveries impact how we live, work and understand our world.
Our world-renowned partnerships with Oak Ridge National Laboratory make East Tennessee a hub for solving pressing global problems.
The life of our university is colored by creative cultural activities and research: by literature, art, music, film, and every variety of performance.
These multi-media profiles give an up-close and personal look at our top scholars as they discuss impacts and outcomes of their research projects.
Our areas of expertise reflect world-class research and creative activity that elevate our students and advance the frontiers of knowledge.